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Latest quakes in or near Canterbury, New Zealand, in the past 24 hours on Sunday, February 5, 2023 - list, stats and map

Updated: Feb 5, 2023 02:42 GMT -
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Quakes in the past 24 hours:

  • 1 quake above magnitude 3
  • 1 quake between magnitude 2 and 3
In the past 24 hours, Canterbury had 1 quake of magnitude 3.1 and 1 quake of magnitude 2.2.

Latest quake: Mag. 2.2 | 19 km SW of Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand -

Strongest quake today: Mag. 3.1 | Tasman, 98 km SW of Stoke, Nelson City, New Zealand -

Recent quakes above magnitude 1.0 in or near Canterbury, New Zealand (updated )

Past 24 hours2 quakes1 quake M2+1 quake M3+
Past 7 days53 quakes20 quakes M2+3 quakes M3+1 quake M4+
Past 30 days192 quakes79 quakes M2+14 quakes M3+3 quakes M4+
Past 90 days534 quakes239 quakes M2+35 quakes M3+5 quakes M4+
Past 365 days2,228 quakes1,110 quakes M2+150 quakes M3+25 quakes M4+2 quakes M5+

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Showing quakes magnitude 0.1 or higher (2 quakes):
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Saturday, February 4, 2023 GMT (2 quakes)
Feb 5, 2023 10:30 am (GMT +13) (Feb 4, 2023 21:30 GMT)

4.4 km
19 km southwest of Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand More
Feb 5, 2023 5:54 am (GMT +13) (Feb 4, 2023 16:54 GMT)

82 km
Tasman, 98 km southwest of Stoke, Nelson City, New Zealand
Estimated combined seismic energy released: 2.9 x 109 joules (818 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.704 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy

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Seismic station: South Karori, New Zealand (SNZO/IU network) | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station South Karori, New Zealand: seismogram of vertical movement last 60 minutes (source: IRIS/BUD)
Seismogram (vertical component) last 60 minutes. Source: IRIS query builder webtool
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Canterbury Earthquake FAQ

When was the latest earthquake in Canterbury?

The last earthquake in Canterbury occurred 5 hours ago: Weak mag. 2.2 earthquake - 19 km southwest of Christchurch, Canterbury, New Zealand, on Sunday, Feb 5, 2023 at 10:30 am (GMT +13).

How many quakes were there in Canterbury today?

In the past 24 hours, Canterbury, New Zealand had 2 quakes up to magnitude 3.1.

What was the strongest quake in Canterbury today?

The strongest earthquake in Canterbury today occurred 10 hours ago: Minor mag. 3.1 earthquake - Tasman, 98 km southwest of Stoke, Nelson City, New Zealand, on Sunday, Feb 5, 2023 at 5:54 am (GMT +13).

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